By paying states more to cover able-bodied adults than to reduce their waiting lists, Obamacare effectively discriminated against some of the most vulnerable in our society: individuals with disabilities.
While delivering a speech on healthcare in Charlotte, North Carolina, the president discussed his America First Healthcare Agenda and outlined a "historic plan to benefit our great seniors."
The patient, Veronica Wilhelm, said during the trial she "obviously wouldn't have approved" the procedure and described the dentist's actions as "dangerous".
An 18-month congressional investigation led by Democrats found that Medicaid official Seema Verma billed taxpayers more than $35 million for media consultants tasked with building her personal brand .
Rural hospital closures will force some of Georgia's poorest residents to travel more than 30 miles to seek health care.
Missouri voters ousted a Democratic dynasty and embraced someone who could become one of the most liberal members of Congress. The state also has signed off on a key element of Obamacare.
Missouri voters Tuesday will decide whether to expand Medicaid through a ballot initiative amid the coronavirus health crisis.
Former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday outlined his $775 billion plan to expand care for children and the elderly if elected president.
Partisan gerrymandering allows politicians to ignore the will of the people. In the case of Medicaid, the cost is extremely high.
"Prepare for not being able to get into the hospital if you have a car wreck, [to] have a heart attack and there not be a ventilator to put you on," State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs said regarding the impact rising cases could have on the state's hospital system this fall.
As unemployment has surged, Americans whose employment is often tied to their jobs will lose their current health care coverage.
Eighty percent of Americans also support reforming the nation's health care system so no one pays more than 10 percent of income on insurance.
"Seeking care when exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms or when suspecting of having been infected by the coronavirus is a critical element in combating the outbreak," the Gallup report noted.
"The COVID-19 epidemic highlights the folly of tying health coverage to jobs," a co-author of the analysis told Newsweek.
The budget, if enacted, would cut billions from the three safety-net programs over the next decade.
President Donald Trump's $4.8 trillion 2021 budget proposal takes massive cuts from the EPA, student loan assistance and Medicaid, while it boosts military spending and border enforcement.
In their encounter in Des Moines, Pence told the doctor he hadn't heard about the planned cuts.
Hundreds of private hospices discharged most dying patients in 2017, while 80 failed to send registered nurses, physicians or nurse practitioners to check on them.
Expanding Medicare to cover vision, dental and hearing services for existing beneficiaries enjoys strong public support and can be done now, irrespective of the 2020 elections.
"The Trump administration has expanded short-term insurance plans, which are not required to cover mental health care and typically exclude people with serious mental illness."
If the plan is approved, it could see as many as 90,000 low-income undocumented immigrants between the ages of 19 and 25 become eligible for Medicaid.
Democratic governors and other state leaders are rolling out massive health care initiatives, boosting public options and touting expansions to former President Barack Obama's 2010 ACA overhaul moving into the new year.
The Social Security Administration issued a contingency plan this month, outlining how it would remain in operation as some federal workers get furloughed and other programs shut down.
This proposal presents immigrants with an impossible choice: keep their family healthy but risk being separated or forgo vital medical services so their family can remain together.
Interest on debt is rapidly becoming a larger share of the U.S. GDP, setting up a bipartisan battle over competing spending on health care, education and defense.
After instituting a $1.5 trillion tax cut, the Senate majority leader said Tuesday that the only way to lower the record-high federal deficit would be to cut entitlement programs.
The governor says that expanding the health care program without appropriate funding could put Maine in "red ink."